Superintendent, Plant Maintenance

Permanent, full-time opportunity with Hamilton Water in Hamilton, ON
Are you a champion of best practices in plant maintenance with the appropriate trade, engineering and/or technology credentials? Can you lead by example to ensure maintenance programs effectively support optimal water and wastewater plant operations? If so, bring your skills and expertise to the City of Hamilton.

Reporting to the Manager of Plant Maintenance and Technical Services, you’ll develop, oversee and supervise the safe, efficient and effective delivery of the maintenance program for Hamilton Water’s Water and Wastewater Plant Operations. Adept at managing plant maintenance programs in a highly technical operational environment, you’ll provide technical support, oversight, clear instructions and adequate training for all trades and trade supervisors, including electricians, instrumentation technicians, and millwrights.

As a Plant Maintenance Superintendent, you’ll assume accountability and responsibility for day-to-day maintenance operations, from coordinating contractor activities and monitoring programs, to making recommendations for improvement based on maintenance data, new equipment and technology, and best practices. It will be your job to ensure that maintenance programs and activities are compliant with all applicable policies, procedures and regulations, while supporting the development and implementation of, and adherence to, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation standards on projects implemented under the City’s Capital Programs.

 

Your qualifications as Superintendent of Plant Maintenance include:
• Proven experience and knowledge related to maintenance activities in a highly technical operational environment.
• Proven knowledge of applicable theories and trends in mechanical, electrical and instrumentation trades, normally acquired by completing a post-secondary education related to one of the trades; having an accredited engineering degree from a recognized university or a diploma from a community college course in an accredited Engineering Technology program in a Civil, Electrical or Mechanical, or Water and Wastewater related program or a combination of education and work related experience.
• Proven knowledge, experience and proficiency in managing maintenance programs, preferably related to complex water and wastewater treatment processes and equipment.
• Self-motivation and capability of working independently and as part of a team.
• Excellent skills in planning, organizing and implementing maintenance programs and projects.
• Demonstrated financial management skills developing, implementing and monitoring budgets.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of statutes, regulations, and by-laws affecting the department/section (e.g. acts/regulations including, but not limited to, the Environmental Protection Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Nutrient Management Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, as well as Ministry of Labour acts and regulations).
• Excellent working knowledge of Collective Bargaining Agreements and processes, including grievance procedures.
• Previous demonstrated ability to effectively manage and supervise a multi-disciplinary staff in a results-oriented and predominantly unionized environment.
• Highly effective leadership, facilitation, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change.
• Experience in designing and delivering customer-focused programs and services.
• Previous project management experience related to maintenance projects, including preparation of contract specifications, tender documentation/award, project administration and management of consultants/contractors.
• Sound judgment related to maintenance programs and prioritization of maintenance projects.
• Demonstrated ability to review and interpret analytical data, make calculations against process control parameters, determine if operations are within appropriate parameters, and provide advice as to what actions are required in accordance with those findings.
• A demonstrated record of strong leadership, technical competence, customer focus, innovation/creativity, team advocacy and commitment to results, plus excellent communication skills.
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics, design standards and specifications, and “as-built” records.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and applicable regulations as it relates to the position.
• A high level of skill related to software applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook), and asset and work management applications such as Infor EAM, Hansen, Maximo, CityWorks or other applicable software.
• A valid Class G” Driver’s Licence and provision of a vehicle for use on the job.

This permanent, full-time position offers a wage range of $54.790 to $64.082 per hour (based on a 35-hour work week schedule).

 

About the City of Hamilton
Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.
For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this Plant Maintenance Superintendent position, JOB ID #16591, and to apply online, by Wednesday, October 28 2020.
The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Supervisor, Inventory & Fleet Management

Permanent, full-time opportunity with Hamilton Water in Hamilton, ON

Preferably a Supply Chain Management Professional, with a history of success in continuous improvement and performance management as a supervisor, you’re well equipped and welcome the opportunity to play a leadership role in inventory and fleet management at the City of Hamilton.

Reporting to the Superintendent of Inventory & Fleet Management, you’ll provide effective leadership and direction to Hamilton Water staff and workforce, primarily for the delivery of inventory services, along with fleet management within the Hamilton Water Division. As Supervisor, you’ll be accountable for ensuring that inventory and fleet services are provided in the most effective and efficient manner and in accordance with City and Provincial guidelines, as well as the City of Hamilton’s mission and vision, while ensuring minimal disruption to staff, clients, vendors, contractors and the public.

Leading by example, you’ll implement strategies to improve effectiveness and efficiency by setting above-average standards, as well as promote an internal and external customer service-oriented culture and focus for all staff within the Division. A best practices leader, you’ll scan the industry to ensure that the most up-to-date methods of inventory control are considered and implement changes to improve service delivery. Your complex decision-making skills, sound judgement, ingenuity, independent thinking and team-building skills will support you in maximizing of effectiveness of operations.

 

Your qualifications as Supervisor, Inventory & Fleet Management, include:

  • Post-secondary education, preferred.
  • A Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or other relevant designation, preferred.
  • A demonstrated record of leadership, customer focus, innovation, team advocacy, and staff development.
  • Significant experience with materials and inventory management, preferably in the water and wastewater industry.
  • Progressive supervisory experience, with the ability to demonstrate a continuous improvement and performance management history.
  • A high degree of integrity, and self-motivation to investigate, analyse, evaluate and correct inaccuracies or errors in your charge.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency utilizing Microsoft products (Word, Excel & Outlook).
  • Experience with inventory and asset management software (INFOR, CMMS, SAP, or MRP).
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and the public in both verbal and written form.
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s Licence, Class “G” in good standing.

ASSETS:

  • Knowledge of the Safe Drinking Water Act, and City of Hamilton bylaws and policies.
  • Knowledge of HWIN (Hazardous Waste Information Network) and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act.
  • Knowledge of the Department’s AVL management software (Connect Anywhere) and workforce management software (Kronos).

This CUPE Local 1041 permanent, full-time position offers a wage range of $44.498 to $49.442 per hour (based on a 40-hour work week schedule).

 

About the City of Hamilton

Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.

 

For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this position as Supervisor, Inventory & Fleet Management, JOB ID #16582, and to apply online, by Wednesday, October 7 2020.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Project Manager – Watershed Management

Two (2) full-time, temporary positions of up to 24 months with Hamilton Water – Hamilton, ON

Are you a qualified professional – such as a Professional Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist – with knowledge of watershed and stormwater management? Can you effectively manage a multi-disciplinary team in a results-oriented, predominantly unionized environment? If so, consider joining the City of Hamilton in one of these leadership opportunities.

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, Water/Wastewater Planning, you’ll provide leadership to a team focused on providing the Watershed Management planning necessary for the City’s growth and redevelopment. It will be your job as a Project Manager to ensure that Watershed Management planning activities are delivered in accordance with City, Provincial and Federal guidelines and in a cost-effective, efficient and timely manner.

An excellent communicator with a demonstrated record of technical and budgeting competence, customer focus, and staff delegation and empowerment, you’re also well equipped to aid in the preparation of sectional reports identifying how the operation performed against established benchmarks related to services, financial, administration and staff performance.

Leading as a subject matter technical expert on stormwater and water resources initiatives and system design, you’ll review, and comment on, consultants’ reports and recommendations related to:

  • Watershed and Sub-watershed Studies
  • Master Drainage Plans
  • Stormwater Quality and Quantity
  • Erosion Control and Remediation
  • Natural Channel Design
  • Hydrologic/Hydraulic Designs
  • Sewer System Modelling and Design of Systems/Networks
  • Storm/Drainage Infrastructure Component Designs.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to innovate and promote Best Practices, researching, developing and recommending new procedures and solutions conducive to improving the section’s technical performance.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Your qualifications as a Project Manager, Watershed Management, include:

  • Proven demonstrated knowledge of the theories and practices of Watershed and Stormwater Management usually acquired by obtaining a degree or diploma in Civil Engineering or Environmental Science, or a relevant discipline, or a combination of relevant education and work experience.
  • Membership in, or eligibility for certification with, respective professional associations, i.e., Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists, or registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, preferred.
  • Previous experience in the preparation of Watershed and Sub-watershed studies and Master Drainage Plans.
  • Previous experience in the analysis and design of storm drainage infrastructure systems, and stormwater management facilities, and preparation of stormwater management reports.
  • Working knowledge of economic, lifecycle, and financial analysis.
  • Experience in the preparation of studies/reports for analysis of infrastructure, environmental & economic impacts associated with infrastructure planning/systems design, typically acquired through Municipal Class EA project experience, balancing environmental and economic/lifecycle costs, and developing mitigation measures to address impacts.
  • Previous experience in applying for, and securing, permits and approvals.
  • Experience in multi-year capital budgeting, land acquisition and acting as a technical expert.
  • Highly developed ability to articulate a vision to lead and inspire others.
  • Highly effective leadership, facilitation, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a multi-disciplinary staff in a results-oriented and predominantly unionized environment.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Experience in designing and delivering customer-focused programs and services.
  • Ability to deal effectively with elected officials, representatives of other levels of government, management, peers, staff and the general public.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of statutes, regulations and by-laws affecting the department/section.
  • Knowledge of the collective bargaining process.
  • Thorough understanding of dynamic computer hydraulic/hydrological modelling and analysis, and stormwater computer software applications.
  • A valid Class “G” Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable vehicle for use on the job.

The CUPE Local 1041 Supv temporary, full-time positions offer a wage range of $50.281 to $55.868 per hour (based on a 35-hour work week schedule).

 

About the City of Hamilton

Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.

 

For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on these Project Manager, Watershed Management positions, JOB ID #16518, and to apply online, by Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.